Tides &
Arrivals &

Stranded Teenagers on Lihou Island

At approximately 16:55 local time on the 1 September Guernsey Coastguard received information that two teenagers had been left stranded on Lihou Island on the South West Coast of Guernsey, after being cut off by the rising tide.

At 17:05 the St Peter Port RNLI inshore lifeboat, the 'John & Louisa Fisher' was tasked to recover the two teenagers arriving on scene at 17:52.

The lifeboat transported the teenagers safely back to the Lihou car park headland where they were met by their parents/guardians, the Lihou Island Warden and a Guernsey Coastguard officer who offered words of advice regarding the importance of knowing the opening and closing times of the causeway.

Opening times for the Lihou Island causeway can be viewed on the States of Guernsey website and are also posted at either end of the causeway, published in the Guernsey Press newspaper and its website and announced by BBC Radio Guernsey daily.

The inshore lifeboat returned to St Peter Port and was back on station at 18:59.